Secret Herb from the Rain Forest is Powerful Healer

Cat’s Claw is an herb that has received very favorable but limited press. Word of mouth has boosted its appeal somewhat, but too few know enough about this miraculous yet inexpensive Peruvian mountain rain forest herb. Consider this article as a primer or introduction to Cat’s Claw and its tremendous healing capabilities. Those capabilities include…

Natural Ways to Heal Cracked Heels and Feet

Cracked heels and other foot cracks are usually caused by a combination of pressure and dry, non-pliable skin.  Standing and walking applies pressure which makes the skin on the bottom of the feet expand sideways.  If the skin is not sufficiently pliable, cracking can result.  Known medically as heel fissures, cracked heels are linear cut…

Walnuts are Excellent Source of Omega 3

If you’re looking to add Omega 3 fatty acids to your diet, look no father than walnuts.  Most of us do not get enough Omega 3 fats, and walnuts are very rich source.  In fact, walnuts have the highest Omega 3 content by far among all tree nuts. This article explains the importance of Omega 3 derived from…

Natural Treatments for ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a rare progressive neuro-degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This degeneration eventually leads to cell death, making it impossible for the brain to initiate and control muscle movement. As the disease advances to its later stages, it results…

Slash Lung Cancer Risk by Two-Thirds

  A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found convincing evidence that is good news for lung cancer prevention.  The combination of Vitamin B6, methionine and folate reduces the chances of lung cancer by a whopping two-thirds. Lung cancers are some of the most prevalent and difficult to…

Medicinal Mushrooms Explained

Many types of mushrooms have been cultivated as both food and medicine for thousands of years.  Neither animal nor vegetable, mushrooms are a type of fungus. Mushrooms are saprophytes, which means they survive on decaying matter, such as logs, while improving soil quality. Mushrooms can be cultivated at home and do not require light to…

Is a Silent Killer Stalking You?

  Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for 38 million Americans, 80% of whom are women. Annual treatment costs for osteoporosis exceed $15 billion. At least 1.5 million women suffer fractures each year as a result of osteoporosis and the numbers are increasing. More than twice as many fractures occur now compared to 30 years ago, and…

Treat Skin Rashes with Natural Remedies

Skin rash is a common term that describes an outbreak of red bumps on the body that changes the texture of the skin. A skin rash can be the result of many different conditions, ranging from allergies to infections. This article addresses how to naturally and effectively treat common skin rashes, especially those that are caused…

7 Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

A study by the University of California has identified the seven biggest risk factors for the development of Alzheimer’s disease, and the degree to which these increase the chances of developing the disease. The study, which was published in The Lancet Neurology, estimated that around half of all Alzheimer’s cases could be avoided if more attention…

New Name for HFCS Hoodwinks Consumers

In the face of mounting consumer concerns about the dangers of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and the desire of food companies to keep using it, the Corn Refiners Association has come up with a solution:  Instead of trying to provide a healthier product, they have petitioned the FDA to let them give HFCS a new…